• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Fujifilm X-E2S advantages over Fujifilm X-E3

  • Less expensive
    $899 vs $1049
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.82 vs 3.93 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Longer video battery life
    110 vs 50 minutes
    Capture more video
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Fujifilm X-E3 advantages over Fujifilm X-E2S

  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Newer
    13 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 7.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    48 vs 18 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Stylish, compact body; Great image quality; Very good overall performance; Touchscreen LCD; 4K UHD video recording.

  • Small EVF; Fixed display; Unreliable continuous autofocus.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X-A2

Fujifilm X-E2S
Fujifilm X-A2
  • $534
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $550
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Wider angle kit lens
Fujifilm X-E3
Fujifilm X-A2
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $550
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Canon EOS M3

Fujifilm X-E2S
Canon EOS M3
  • $534
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm X-E3
Canon EOS M3
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-E2S
Fujifilm X-T10
  • $534
  • APS-C
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Fujifilm X-E3
Fujifilm X-T10
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony A6500

Fujifilm X-E2S
Sony A6500
  • $534
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1098
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
Fujifilm X-E3
Sony A6500
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $1098
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-A10

Fujifilm X-E2S
Fujifilm X-A10
  • $534
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Fujifilm X-E3
Fujifilm X-A10
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
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